Transcendental Meditation is the purest, simplest and natural technique for avoiding distracting thoughts and promoting a state of relaxed awareness. The meditation is practiced for 20 minutes twice a day while sitting comfortably with eyes closed. The late Maharishi Mahesh Yogi derived Transcendental Meditation from the ancient Vedic tradition of India. He taught thousands of people during a series of world tours from 1958 – 1965 expressing his teachings in spiritual and religious terms. He brought the same technique to the U.S in the 1960s. While meditating, the person practicing transcendental meditation sits in a comfortable position with eyes closed and silently repeats a mantra. A mantra is a meaningless sound from the Vedic tradition that has been assigned by a certified instructor.
The TM technique involves the use of a sound or mantra and is practiced for about 15 to 20 minutes twice a day. The experienced teachers will explain how TM could benefit you and how it differs from other practices and also provide you answer for any questions you may have. Anyone who is interested can attend and follow the instructions and start their practice, it is completely free. Introductory talks are held regularly by local teaching centers throughout the country.
There are quiet a lot of benefits you can get by practicing TM, which have been validated by over 600 research studies, listed below are few key benefits:
• Increased memory, creativity and intelligence
• Improved health and younger biological age
• Greater efficiency and improved relationships at work
• Reduced insomnia, anxiety and depression
• Greater self actualization
Transcendental Meditation is completely effortless and natural. It does not require any concentration or control of the mind. It is very easy to learn even for children starting from the age of 10. Moreover, to perform TM, it does not require any lifestyle changes and does not involve any belief system. Over 5 million people around the world from all different cultures, religions and walks of life have learnt and benefited from it.
If you interested and want to learn transcendental meditation in Brisbane, it is easy, you just need attend a free introductory talk first. These are held at the Rivercity Gardens Apartments, 45 Wharf St, Kangaroo Point in Brisbane. The talks are held on 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 11.30am and the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1.30pm. The talks are free but please book by calling skype 1300 886 397.